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Encouraging self-control

How boosting innate immunity could help eradicate HIV reservoirs

July 14, 2016 7:00 AM UTC

A San Francisco team has addressed the problem of HIV reservoirs by adding a new component - boosting innate immunity - to the "shock and kill" strategy for rooting out the last traces of the virus.

The HIV reservoir consists of a subset of immune cells harboring latent provirus, even after patients have been treated for years with antiretroviral therapy (ART)...